Hani Almoallim

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research CentreSaudi Arabia

Hani Almoallim, an Associate Professor of Medicine, Umm Alqura University (UQU), Makkah, Saudi Arabia, has completed his training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He is currently the head of Department of Medicine at UQU. He is also consultant rheumatologist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has made major changes in the filed of medical education in his department particularly curriculum design and assessment methods. He published most of his work through the American Association of Medical Colleges – MedEdPORTAL. He was appointed recently as the Supervisor of Alzaidi’s Chair of Research in Rheumatic Diseases at UQU. He is supervising several educational and research work on the national level. He has multiple publications in rheumatology. Research interests: SLE, muscuoloskeletal examination, use of ultrasound in rheumatology and rheumatoid arthritis.

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the basic and clinical sciences of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. It is suitable for basic scientists looking for detailed coverage of their areas of interest. It describes how advances in molecular biology have increased our understanding of this disease. It is a valuable clinical resource for practicing clinicians from different disciplines including rheumatologists, rheumatology fellows and residents. This book provides convenient access to information you need about cytokines, genetics, Fas pathway, toll like receptors and atherogenesis in SLE. Animal models have been reviewed as well. How to avoid delay in SLE diagnosis and management, in addition to various clinical manifestations including pregnancy and SLE have all been explained thoroughly in this book.

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